Looking for Leptonic CP Violation with Neutrinos

Minakata, Hisakazu
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I discuss some theoretical aspects of how to observe leptonic CP violation. It is divided into two parts, one for CP violation due to Majorana, and the other more conventional leptonic Kobayashi-Maskawa (KM) phases. In the first part, I estimate the effect of Majorana phase to observable of neutrinoless double beta decay experiments by paying a careful attention to the definition of the atmospheric scale Delta m^2. In the second part, I discuss Tokai-to-Kamioka-Korea two detector complex which receives neutrino superbeam from J-PARC as a concrete setting for discovering CP violation due to the KM phase, as well as resolving mass hierarchy and the theta_{23} octant degeneracy. A cautionary remark is also given on comparison between various projects aiming at exploring CP violation and the mass hierarchy.
Comment: 12 pages, 4 figures, Slightly expanded written version of the invited talk presented at XXX Mazurian Lakes Conference on Physics, Piaski, Poland, September 2-9, 2007. To be published in Acta Physica Polonica B
High Energy Physics - Phenomenology, High Energy Physics - Experiment